Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Press Release
(Title of Crime/Incident) parole hold, possession of a rifle with a barrel length of less than 16 inches, possession of a firearm and ammunition by a felon and commiting a crime while out on bail
Report Number:
2012-8580    
Coroner Number:
   
Crime/Incident:
parole hold, possession of a rifle with a barrel length of less than 16 inches, possession of a firearm and ammunition by a felon and commiting a crime while out on bail
Location:
Ledger Lane, Covelo
When: Date: 4-14-2012 Time: 8:15
Victim Info :        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Victim #1: people of state
Suspect Info:        
  Name Age Street Address City, State
Suspect #1: Curtis James Bettega 28 Covelo
         
Written by: Sergeant Mike Davis
Synopsis: On 4-14-2012, Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office responded to a residence on Ledger Lane in Covelo in search of Curtis Bettega. Bettega was wanted on a parole hold.

While inside the residence to arrest Bettega, Deputies located a .22 caliber rifle. It's barrel had been cut down below the legal minimum length of 16 inches. Ammunition for the rifle was also discovered.

Along with the parole hold, Bettega was arrested and lodged into the Mendocino County Jail for possession of the illegal weapon, possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon and commission of a crime while out on bail.
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